Newport Beach, CA Real Estate News

By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Big Canyon Homes for Sale | Big Canyon Newport Beach Market Update | August, 2013 Big Canyon in Newport Beach is a highly sought after area in Newport Beach. This market report includes the builder tracts of Big Canyon and there are a total of six builder tracts  which includes Big Canyon Custom, Big Canyon Deane, Big Canyon Villas, Big Canyon McClain, Big Canyon Fairway One. (Big Canyon has both custom homes and condos for sale). Some of these tracts are gated, and there are some that are not such as Big Canyon Villas. If you are searching for a Newport Beach golf course home or a Newport Beach condo, consider Big Canyon. Big Canyon is a very sought after area in Newport Beach. The area of Big Canyon in Newport Beach  is bordered by MacArthur, Ford Road, San Joaquin and Jamboree. Big C...
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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Surfer Crossing - Speechless Sundays         Only in a beach town like Newport Beach would I ever think to see a sign like this.  We might not be much for deer crossings like they have in certain rural towns that I've come across in my travels, but we certainly have our fair share of surfers crossing the road.
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
Susan Komen OC Race on September 22, 2013...Run for the Cure Are you running for the cure today? Everyone says we are close to finding the cure so please help! Susan G. Komen lost her life from breast cancer in 1978 at the age of 36 years old. Susan’s sister decided to get help for other women for breast cancer prevention and early detection. Susan G. Komen for the Cure, formerly known as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, often referred to as simply Komen, is the most widely known, largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the US. Since its inception in 1982, Komen has invested nearly $2 billion for breast cancer research, education, advocacy, health services and social support programs in the U.Sand through partnerships in more than 50 countries.   The 2013 Susan...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
  Bayshores Houses for Sale in Newport Beach | Homes for Sale in Bayshores in Newport Beach Bayshores is a guard gated community located in Newport Beach. The community of Bayshores has  approximately 252 homes and it is located off Coast Highway. Bayshores in Newport Beach has two private beaches, a park, a children's playground, a BBQ area and guest dock, making Bayshores one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Newport Beach.Bayshores has community activities throughout the year, and during the winter months, it is an ideal place to watch the Newport Harbor Christmas Parade of Lights. There are currently 3 active listings, and 3 in back up status. There are 0 in pending and there were 0 solds for the month of July, 2013. The average sale price of homes sold in Bayshores for the pas...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Balboa Peninsula Point in Newport Beach | Balboa Peninsula Point Homes for Sale Balboa Peninsula Point  is located in in Newport Beach on the Balboa Peninsula. Balboa. Balboa Peninsula Point encompasses the homes from A Street to the end of the Balboa Peninsula. There are bayfront homes, ocean front homes, and condos also that are available. There are beach front homes in this area, as well as bay front homes. The lifestyle is incredible. Residents enjoy the lifestyle and walk, or bike to your favorite restaurant, and enjoy the Newport Beach climate. Peninsula Point is home to the famous Wedge. Due the direction it faces with the river jetty, with a certain swell, the waves can be enormous, and truly only meant for the experience body boarder, surfer, and body surfer. Currently, Balboa ...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Lido Boat Show | Newport Beach Boat Show | September 26-29, 2013 The Lido Boat Show is coming up on September 26 to 29, 2013. They are already preparing and setting up for the arrival of the yachts to be displayed. The location is at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach. This is in very close proximity to Lido Isle in Newport Beach. Admission for the boat show is: $15 for AdultsChildren 12 and under are free This is always a fun event to view and board the incredible yachts and boats that are on display. And of course the incredible Newport Beach weather with friends and family. And if it is still moored there, The Invictus has been moored very close to Lido Marina Village. And she is a beauty. Hope to see you at the Lido Boat Show! Originally posted at NewportBeachRealEstateCafe.com
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Newport Shores House for Sale | 233 Canal Street, Newport Beach This fantastic three bedroom, Newport Shores Canal front home located in Newport Shores in Newport Beach has just gone into escrow. This spectacular home has been upgraded throughout with a stunning kitchen and gorgeous granite counters and stainless appliances. The aerial view of Newport Shores is below. This home is located in a highly desirable area of Newport Shores in Newport Beach. Walk to the beach and enjoy the lifestyle here in Newport Beach. Additionally, the Newport Shores Canal has just been dredged, and the water is crystal blue. Enjoy the outdoor activities including kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding. For additional information on Newport Shores in Newport Beach, please contact me. Originally posted at Ne...
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By Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney
(HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty)
  Corona del Mar (Spanish for "Crown of the Sea") is a affluent town in Newport Beach CA and is located on the seaward face of the San Joaquin Hills. Corona del Mar CA (or CDM) real estate shows healthy selling prices this year and property value increases over the past 13 years. 184 Corona del Mar homes have sold this year so far from January 1 to August 31, 2013 - with average sold price of $2,064,551 - and average interior size of 2,512 SF. 199 Corona del Mar homes sold during that same time 13 years ago - from January 1 to August 31, 2000 - with average sold price of $963,498 - and average interior size of 2,416 SF. So Corona del Mar average home selling prices have gone up $1,101,053 during that time - which is an increase of 114 percent over the 13 years - or an average home selli...
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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Newport Beach Real Estate News - Newport Beach Market Report - August 2013   Newport Beach real estate has come a long way since it began in 1906. Back then, bayfront houses sold for as little as $500. Today, homes in this area are priced in the millions of dollars as the area is considered prime, Pacific Coast property. Areas of Newport Beach include Corona Del Mar, Balboa Island, Lido, Newport Coast, San Joaquin Hills and Balboa Peninsula. For those looking for a home along Orange County's Gold Coast, Newport Beach real estate offers choices for a variety of homebuyers. Luxury homes on the sand, bayside estates with yacht slips, elegant town homes on the golf course are all possibilities in Newport Beach. The real estate market in Newport Beach is enhanced by a variety of environmenta...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Harbor View Homes in Newport Beach | Port Streets Homes for Sale The Port Streets in Newport Beach is an area which is referred to as Harbor View Homes in Newport Beach. The Port Streets in Newport Beach has approximately  1044 home sites, and these homes were originally built in the late 1960's to early 1970's. The Port Streets is a very desirable place to live in Newport Beach. The Port Streets homes are located in a desirable area of Newport Beach. The homeowners association for the Port Streets is approximately $100 per month. During the month of July, 2013  there are 11 active listings, 2 in back up, 0 in pending status and there were 7 sales. In the Port Streets, the average sales price of homes sold for past one year is $1,894,481 with a price per square foot of $635.68. The medi...
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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Things to Do in Newport Beach - Sunset Jazz at Newport - 2013   Sunset Jazz at Newport takes place at the Newport Marriott in the Rose Garden.  This lovely outdoor venue comes with ocean and Catalina Island views at sunset.  How can you beat that?   The first set begins at 6:00pm, and the second one starts at 7:30pm.   For more information, see Sunset Jazz at Newport.    
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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Things to Do in Newport Beach - Wild Wednesday Sup and Sip August 2013   Pirate Coast Paddle offers the opportunity for a one hour paddle board session for $20 from 6pm to 8:30pm on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 followed by Happy Hour at Sol Cocina with Happy Hour ending at 8:30pm.    Pirate Coast Paddle is located at 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA and Sol Cocina is located 251 E. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA.      
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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Things to Do in Newport Beach - Summer Stories Creative Writing Workshop - 2013   The workshop is for junior high and high school students and takes place at the Central Library located at 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 4pm to 7pm. It is recommended that the students bring a picture or two from summer to help them with ideas for their stories.   Registration is required.   For more info, please see Newport Beach Public Library.
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
The Castaways in Newport Beach | Homes for Sale in the Castaways in Newport Beach Market report for the Castaways in Newport Beach, CA  | July, 2013 The Castaways is a gated ccommunity in Newport Beach homes and the architectural home style are Cape Cod style homes. The school district for the residents of the Castaways is Newport Mesa Unified School disrict, and the schools are: Mariners Elementary School (which is a highly desirable school), Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School.  Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School are located in close proximity to the Castaways in Newport Beach. There are  0 active listings in the Castaways in Newport Beach, and 0 in back up status, 0 in pending status, and 0 in pending, and there was 0 solds in July, 2013. Last months ...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Big Canyon Homes for Sale | Big Canyon Newport Beach Market Update | July, 2013 Big Canyon in Newport Beach is a highly sought after area in Newport Beach. This market report inclues the builder tracts of Big Canyon and there are a total of six builder tracts  which includes Big Canyon Custom, Big Canyon Deane, Big Canyon Villas, Big Canyon McClain, Big Canyon Fairway One. (Big Canyon has both custom homes and condos for sale). Some of these tracts are gated, and there are some that are not such as Big Canyon Villas. If you are searching for a Newport Beach golf course home or a Newport Beach condo, consider Big Canyon. Big Canyon is a highly desirable area for a Newport Beach golf course homes. The area of Big Canyon in Newport Beach  is bordered by Ford Road, MacArthur, San Joaquin an...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Balboa Peninsula Point in Newport Beach | Balboa Peninsula Point Homes for Sale Balboa Peninsula Point  is located in a great location in Newport Beach on the Balboa Peninsula. Balboa. Balboa Peninsula Point encompasses the homes from A Street to the end of the Balboa Peninsula. There are bayfront homes, ocean front homes, and condos also that are available. The lifestyle is incredible. Residents enjoy the lifestyle and walk, or bike to your favorite restaurant, and enjoy the Newport Beach climate. Currently, Balboa Peninsula Point in Newport Beach has 12 active listings, 1 in back up status, 2 in pending status, and there were 5 sales in the month of June, 2013. The average sales price for the past one year is $2,144,200 with an average price per square foot of $878.98. One of the prop...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach | Market Update | July, 2013 Balboa Peninsula  is a highly sought after Newport Beach area.  The Balboa Peninsula is diverse and offers different types of housing. There are bay front homes, ocean front homes and there are both condos and single family homes for sale. There are Newport Beach condos for sale, and  Newport Beach single family homes located on the Balboa Peninsula. Living on the Balboa Peninsula is a very sought after lifestyle.  In essence, you live at the beach and can walk or bike to both beach and bay. Currently, there are 33 active listings on Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, 6 in back up status, 5 pending, and a total of 10 sales during the month of July, 2013. Average price for the past one year was $2,98,883 and average price per...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
  Balboa Island Homes for Sale | Market Update | July, 2013 Balboa Island is the island located in the background, with the Balboa Peninsula located in front. This is a great aerial shot of the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach. Balboa Island is a charming area of Newport Beach. Balboa Island consists of  three islands in Newport Beach and the islands include the main island, the little island and Collins Island. Collins Island in Newport Beach is a gated community and has only 8 homes located on it, and these homes on Collins Island have incredible views of Newport Harbor. Balboa Island is a highly desirable area of Newport Beach. People move to Balboa Island because of the lifestyle. Balboa Island has an amazing lifestyle and is unique charm, with close proximity to upscale shopping and di...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Visit the Balboa Pier | Visit the Fun Zone in Newport Beach Are you looking for some things to do in Newport Beach? There is so much diversity in this area, and so much to do. You can visit the Fun Zone in Newport Beach. Below is an aerial shot of the Balboa Pier area, and you can see the famous Balboa Pavilion in Newport Beach. Also, this is where the Balboa Island Ferry is located. Take a short, but very fun and beautiful trip to Balboa Island in Newport Beach and peruse the Island! The  Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard headquarters is located right on the beach, and this is where the program is held each year. The Balboa Island Ferry is another fun adventure. You can take a short, but very fun and beautiful trip to Balboa Island in Newport Beach and peruse the Island! Autos, bicyclists...
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By Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney
(HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty)
Newport Beach home selling market update for the month of July 2013 shows an amazing similarity in numbers between July 2013 as compared with July 2012. 98 Newport Beach homes were resold during July 2013 - with average sold price of 1,517,392 -  average interior size of 2,203 sf - and average time on market at 117 for the solds.  102 Newport Beach homes were resold during same time last year - July 1 to 31, 2012 - with average sold price of $1,516,477 - and average interior size of 2,586 sf interior. Average time to sell Newport Beach homes at under $1.5 million this year was faster - and average time to sell homes over $2 million was slow - with some high-priced luxury estates not selling and being removed from the market. 261 homes are now listed for sale at Newport Beach - as of Aug...
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